14 November 1996
A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT SETTEE
The raised backscrolled back, out-scrolled arms and squab-cushion covered in green damask with tasseled edge, on cabriole legs with scrolls to the top and terminating in pad feet, later cross supports to underside and signs of earlier supports
59in. (150cm.) wide
Acquired from Phillips of Hitchin on the 7 June 1947 and invoiced as 'A very rare Queen Anne Love Seat, c.1715, with 3 cabriole legs in front and 2 at back, and with shaped back and scrolled arms, all of exceptionally dainty proportions. The wood frame is original throughout, but has been reupholstered in new damask £200..'.
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